Rebecca Peter

11/06/2019 - 10:36am
Veterans Day programs announced Veterans Day is Monday, Nov. 11. The day was originally chosen to recognize the signing of the Armistice, which ended World War I in 1918. In 1954, Congress changed the name from Armistice Day to Veterans Day to honor all American veterans, wherever and whenever they served. Local observances and times are as follows: Garner The 66th annual Veterans Day program...
11/05/2019 - 10:34am
A classic board game is brought to life on the Garner-Hayfield-Ventura stage this weekend. “Clue, On Stage!” will be presented Friday and Saturday, Nov. 8-9 at GHV auditorium. Both performances will be at 7 p.m. “Clue, On Stage!” is based on the screenplay by Jonathan Lynn. The stage adaptation is based on the cult classic...
10/30/2019 - 9:00am
GARNER – The city council will seek quotes from local/area contractors for construction of a 3-season, shelter house at Pool Park. The council met Oct. 22. City administrator Adam Kofoed provided a list of 13 local contractors and an updated list of materials from Garner Lumber and Supply. At a previous meeting, council members expressed a...
10/29/2019 - 1:22pm
GARNER - Hancock County Sheriff Scott Dodd presented the case for  creation of a  jail administrator position to the Hancock County Board of Supervisors on Monday. Since July 2017, Hancock County has moved inmates to other jails – initially to Winnebago, Cerro Gordo and Kossuth, now primarily to Winnebago. The jail staff at that...
10/23/2019 - 10:20am
KLEMME – Klemme rocks! A rock honoring veterans is now at Ell Township Cemetery at Klemme. Inspired by the Freedom Rocks being painted in each of Iowa’s 99 counties by artist Ray “Bubba” Sorensen, the members of Klemme American Legion Post 625 wanted an honor rock for the Klemme community. (Editor’s Note: The Hancock...
10/23/2019 - 9:59am
KLEMME - Combines raced across fields last week as drier weather allowed for harvesting in North Iowa. On Tuesday, Oct. 15, Brent Renner, Klemme, was also combining, but this time he had a passenger - Governor Kim Reynolds. Renner is at-large director on the Iowa Soybean Association Board.  “It was an honor and a privilege first and...
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